Earthquake on the border between Italy and Switzerland, 3.9 magnitude shock felt in Aosta

Earthquake on the border between Italy and Switzerland, 3.9 magnitude shock felt in Aosta
Earthquake on the border between Italy and Switzerland, 3.9 magnitude shock felt in Aosta

An earthquake was recorded this morning, Tuesday 5 October, on the border between Italy and Switzerland. According to data released by the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (Ingv), the 3.9 magnitude quake was recorded at 07:39 in Switzerland and was felt in Aosta.

A shock of earthquake was recorded this morning on the border between Italy and Switzerland. According to data released by the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (Ingv), the magnitude 3.9 quake was recorded at 07:39 this morning, Tuesday 5 October 2021. The earthquake was recorded on the border between Italy and Switzerland, geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 45.981, 7.483 at a depth of 8 kilometers. In Italy, according to the first reports on social media, the 7.39 earthquake was distinctly felt in Aosta. According to Emsc, the earthquake occurred 34 kilometers north of Aosta.

Swiss earthquake, the Italian municipalities closest to the epicenter – Five Italian municipalities in the province of Aosta within 20 kilometers from the epicenter of the earthquake recorded in Switzerland. These are Bionaz, Valtournenche, Oyace, Chamois and Ollomont. On the other hand, there is no Italian municipality within 100 kilometers of the epicenter with at least 50,000 inhabitants.

The earthquake also felt in some areas of Piedmont – The earthquake this morning was felt in Italy in the Aosta Valley and also in some areas of Piedmont. Reports come from, for example Until. In Châtillon, in the Aosta Valley, several citizens write on social media that the earthquake was strong enough. For the moment there is no news of damage to people or things.

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